The American Crystallographic Association (ACA) has selected retired Laboratory Senior Fellow Benno Schoenborn, formerly of Bioenergy and Biome Sciences (B-11), to receive the 2016 Bau Neutron Diffraction Award. The Award recognizes exceptional research achievement in neutron diffraction. Schoenborn is honored for his pioneering research in macromolecular neutron crystallography and the design and development of the

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It is our pleasure to announce the results of our recent election, in which three NSSA Executive Committee positions came to term. Congratulations and welcome to our new NSSA executive members: Prof. Patrick Woodward (Ohio State) – Vice-President (4 year term) Dr. Katharine Page (ORNL) – Secretary (4 year term) Dr. Mike Crawford (DuPont) –

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The 7th American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS) was held in Knoxville, Tennessee, June 1–5, 2014 and drew 440 attendees. A Neutron News article has been published summarizing the meeting. A collection of photos from the conference can be found at the ORNL Neutron Sciences flickr site.

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Local Knoxville media coverage of the American Conference on Neutron Scattering: 1. Atomic City Underground: http://knoxblogs.com/atomiccity/2014/06/02/neutron-gathering-knoxville/ 2. WBIR (Channel 10): http://www.wbir.com/media/cinematic/video/9935303/hundreds-attend-neutron-scattering-conference/  (interview with Kate Ross and Alan Tennant)  

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The Neutron Scattering Society of America regrets the proposal of the US Department of Energy, Office of Science, Basic Energy Sciences, to cease funding of the Lujan Neutron Scattering Center user program at Los Alamos National Laboratory. For the past two decades, the Lujan Center, operated through a partnership between the NNSA and BES, has

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The NSSA is pleased to announce the 2014 NSSA prize winners: Prof. Sunil K. Sinha is the recipient of the Clifford G. Shull Prize, Dr. Jeffrey W. Lynn is the recipient Sustained Research Prize, Dr. Emil Bozin is the recipient of the Science Prize and Dr. Kate A.Ross is the recipient of the newly established Prize for Outstanding Student

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The NSSA is pleased to announce the selection of the following 2014 NSSA Fellows: Nitash Balsara, Simon Billinge, Robert Briber, William Buyers, Michael Fitzsimmons, Bruce Gaulin, Henry Glyde, Lee Magid, David Moncton, Raymond Osborn, Sushil Satija, and Norman Wagner. Congratulations !  

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The 2014 American Conference on Neutron Scattering (ACNS) will be held June 1-5, 2014 in Knoxville, TN. Hosted by ORNL Neutron Sciences and sponsored by the Neutron Scattering Society of America, this 7th conference in the series will feature a combination of invited and contributed talks, posters sessions, tutorials and an industrial exhibit. More information

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The following letter from NSSA has been sent in support of resumed research operations for the JRR-3 research reactor in Tokai, Japan.

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The NSSA Executive Committee Member elections ended in January 8, 2013. Stefan Rosenkranz is the new president with 52.7% of the votes. Mark Lumsden is the new communication secretary (63.6%), Ron Jones takes over as membership secretary (66.7%) and Mike Crawford is the new treasurer (69.7%). Congratulations.

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